Tag: hernia mesh

Physiomesh lawsuit goes to trial in 2018.

Alabama Man Files Physiomesh Hernia Patch Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed by a man from Alabama who claims the Ethicon Physiomesh hernia patch caused him to develop severe complications that required another surgery after his hernia repair.

/ August 22, 2017
Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuits

Lawsuits Link Hernia Mesh Coatings and Inflammation

At least 15 lawsuits blame hernia mesh coatings for causing inflammation, allergic reactions, infections, and other complications that require revision surgery.

/ January 6, 2017
Atrium C-QUR Hernia Mesh Lawsuit MDL

Atrium C-QUR Mesh Recall Lawsuits Centralized in New Hampshire

Three years after Atrium recalled thousands of C-QUR Hernia Mesh implants because the fish oil coating could peel off, nearly two dozen injury lawsuits were centralized in a federal court in New Hampshire. Lawyers say the mesh causes inflammation, allergic...

/ December 13, 2016
Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Mesh

Ethicon Recalls Physiomesh Hernia Mesh in Europe, Australia

Ethicon is facing several lawsuits from people who were injured by Physiomesh hernia mesh. It was pulled off the market in the United States after studies found higher rates of hernia recurrence and revision surgery. The FDA did not announce...

/ December 12, 2016
Atrium Hernia Patch Lawsuits

Growing Number of Lawsuits Filed Over Fish Oil Coated Hernia Mesh

Atrium Medical Corp. is facing more than a dozen lawsuits from people who developed inflammation, infections, or other injuries from hernia mesh covered in fish oil.

/ November 23, 2016
Hernia Mesh Study Risks

Hernia Mesh Benefits Offset by Long-Term Risks

Hernia mesh prevented hernias from re-opening and needing another surgery in "relatively few patients," but caused much higher rates of long-term complications, according to a new study.

/ October 28, 2016